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April 8, 2013

Elmer S. Groce Sr., 90, Selinsgrove

SELINSGROVE — Elmer S. Groce Sr., 90, of South High Street, passed away at 7:51 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Sunbury Community Hospital.

He was born July 8, 1922, in Kreamer, a son of the late Joseph and Arletto A. (Miller) Groce. On April 1, 1950, he married the former Geraldine M. Clark who survives. They celebrated a marital union of 63 years.

Elmer was a graduate of Selinsgrove High School and served in the Army during World War II.

Elmer was employed for 39 years doing circuitry work for Continental Phone Co., Selinsgrove.

He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Selinsgrove, a member of the American Legion Post 25, Selinsgrove, a life member of Rooster’s Corner Sportsman’s Club, and DH&L Fire Co., Selinsgrove.

In his spare time, Elmer enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Elmer S. Groce Jr., of Selinsgrove; two grandchildren, Travis and Shannon; and one sister, Treva Treon.

Elmer was preceded in death by four brothers.

At his request, services will be private.

Burial will be in the Orchard Hills Cemetery, Shamokin Dam.

Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.

 

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